Archive for the ‘FIFA International Friendlies’ Category

A big match right here in Seattle as the Brazilians faced Canada in a friendly. Why this wasn’t televised locally or nationally in the US is beyond me, but for those who showed up they were treated to a great match. Although Ronaldinho, Kaka, and Ronaldo were not there, the Brazilians fought off the pesky Canadians for a 3-2 win at Qwest Field.

It was probably unfair to Dale Mitchell’s side after Julian De Guzman’s worst backpass ever, leading to the winning goal. While Brazil is having a tour so to speak, Canada really needs some offense as they head into World Cup qualification. Here are the highlights from ESPN Deportes….

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Canada does not…..a 2-0 loss to Estonia in a FIFA Friendly was played in a snowstorm, but they played on and Estonia (ESTONIA!!!!) beats Canada.

That’s got to be the most fun weather to play in….:)

 It was a frustrating performance by England on the night Beckham won his 100th cap

Pretty humiliating stuff from Fabio Capello’s England team. A relatively stale game saw France win at home against the Three Lions 1-0 on a Franck Ribery penalty kick in the 32nd minute.

England created few chances in this game and will look to rebound against the US, who destroyed Poland 3-0 on FIFA International Friendly Day.

Note: Hopefully I can find a video soon, but Estonia/Canada was played in a wicked snowstorm!

 Friendlies

Switzerland vs. Chile

Canada vs. Costa Rica

USA vs. Brazil

Euro 2008 Qualifiers

England vs. Israel

Spain vs. Iceland

Wales vs. Germany

Women’s World Cup

Germany vs. Australia

Canada vs. Norway

Have a great weekend everyone!

Germany 2 England 1

Scotland 1 South Africa 0

Ireland 4 Denmark 0

Wales 1 Bulgaria 0

Sweden 1 USA 0

Canada 1 Iceland 1